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Sport, Health & Fitness
Turn your passion for sports and fitness into a career

Sport, Health & Fitness

According to the Sport England's June 2013 report 'Economic value of sport in England', the sector supports over 400,000 full-time jobs - that's 2.3% of all jobs in England. Their report also shows that sport and sport-related activity generate GVA (Gross Value Added) of £20.3 billion to the England econmomy in 2010. The economic impact of the sector places it in the top 15 sectors in England. 

Professional skills for a peak performance career

Our Higher National Certificate in Sport at Level 4 means that you can now study for your career in the sport and fitness sector from Level 1 right up to undergraduate level.

Barking & Dagenham College has a strong heritage in sporting excellence, and former students include sprint stars Adam Gemili and Omololu Abiodun.

Sports Academies: Basketball, Rugby and Football

You can train with the professionals and study for a qualification as well. Click here for more information.

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Here's Adam receiving his Association of Colleges' Student of the Year Award 2012.

Adam Gemili AOC student of the year

Click on the picture underneath to hear Adam talk about his time at College.

Adam Gemili

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